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Why We Love Julia Roberts In Rom Coms

Julia Roberts, who is the forever queen of rom-coms, will never lose her place in Hollywood. When we think about her, we think of great cinema, light-hearted cult classics, and the brightest smile in the business.

Here are some of the rom coms, which she starred in, that we love the most.

Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman is an undeniable modern classic. It launched the then-unknown Julia Roberts into superstardom and became a genuine phenomenon, earning nearly half a billion dollars worldwide.

A corporate mogul pays a prostitute to pose as his girlfriend for a week. Under his tutelage, her natural charm and grace emerges. Soon the businessman realises that his prize pupil may be the best investment he’s ever made.

This movie was initially intended to be a dark drama about prostitution in Los Angeles however it was reconceptualised into a romantic comedy. At the moment, Pretty Woman is one of the most financially successful romantic comedies ever, making $178 million in the United States and another $285 million worldwide for a total of $463 million note, on a $14 million budget with a R-rating and its subject matter. 

Notting Hill

Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant are the stars of this delightful romantic comedy about a world-famous movie star who falls madly and head-over-heels in love with a bookstore owner while the whole world watches.  

William Thacker (Grant), who is a reserved, shy owner of a London travel bookstore, looks up from his account books one day and sees Anna Scott (Roberts), who is the world’s most famous movie star. Her face is on every bus and newsstand in London. People go weak and the knees when they see her. 

William’s not much of a moviegoer however you can see he’s terribly taken by Ms. Scott – whom he does recognise, to his credit. She’s hidden in beret, sunglasses as well as a star attitude. However William is very polite and proper about the whole thing – as he is English. He 

When William tells his friends and family about this encounter with fame – which just happened to take place when his bookstore associate had stepped out for a minute – they can’t believe it.

Whatever the true reality, Roberts makes us believe in the reality of Anna the vaguely sad woman who lucked into fame and has had many opportunities to regret it. The surprise factor in this film amounts to personality – the more that you learn about them, the more that you see how they react to each other, the better it gets. In the end, the movie works as Grant and Roberts are disarming geniuses at playing themselves – and then some.

Eat Pray Love

Liz Gilbert (who is played by Julia Roberts) is a modern woman on a quest to marvel at and travel the world while – at the same time – rediscovering and reconnecting with her true inner self. At an intersection after a divorce, Gilbert takes a year-long sabbatical from her job and steps out of her comfort zone, risking all to change her life. 

This smash hit film is based on a true story and a book by the same name and it’s as entertaining and rewarding as online blackjack real money games. Roberts pulls off an incredible performance as Liz and is mesmerising as usual.